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There are about two million people in the UK who are currently thinking about buying a new or used car of some sort. If you're one of them, what sort of things should you really be considering?

CAR FINANCE ARTICLES

Most people buying a new or used car will do so using some sort of car finance. Whether buying or leasing, The Car Expert can give you the right advice and help get you get the best car for your budget.

CAR BUYING ADVICE

Invaluable, independent, impartial information on buying a car.  Follow The Car Expert’s advice and you won’t get ripped off by a car salesman.

Just how safe are UK drivers?

To highlight the dangers of unsafe driving behaviour in an increasingly crowded road system, this infographic has put together some pretty shocking statistics based on a survey of UK drivers.
Car insurance jargon explained

Shopping around for car insurance is a boring, time-consuming task, made even trickier by all the jargon you encounter. Here's a quick guide to the key terms.
Mercedes-Benz autonomous driverless car

By 2020, driverless cars will no longer be a futuristic fantasy but present-day reality. But just like with any other new technology, autonomous driving systems have obstacles they need to face.

#AskTCE

Many of the topics that we cover have been chosen in response to questions from our readers.  If there is a question you would like to see answered, just #AskTCE
The Car Expert advises on how to get a better part-exchange price for your car #AskTCE

Today's #AskTCE article will help you make sure you get the best price you possibly can when you sell your car, whether it's a part-exchange or a private sale. Tick all of these boxes and you will maximise your car's value. But even if you only manage some of these recommendations, you'll be hundreds or even thousands of pounds better off. So it's worth reading on...
If your Vauxhall Corsa looks like this then you won't get a good part-exchange price...

One of the biggest complaints from car buyers is that when they want to part-exchange (trade-in) their current car, the dealer offers them a pathetic amount of money. But is this reality or perception? It's the latest episode of #AskTCE.
Road sign - drive on the left side of the road in the UK

Why is it that some countries, like the UK, drive on the left side of the road and others, like America, drive on the right? This article looks into the history of this road traffic rule and explores where the modern conventions originally came from.

GUEST ARTICLES

We have a large number of guest authors who contribute articles to The Car Expert, covering a wide range of automotive topics.

CAR CULTURE

Porsche #17 finished second at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2015

Yet again, the 24 Heures du Mans has been run and won, and as always it was a fabulous motorsport occasion that every racing fan should experience at least once. The only problem being that once you've been once, you'll want to keep going back...

GREEN MOTORING

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid green technology vehicle

With more car makers producing green vehicles, expect to see more hybrids, renewable energy and some potentially game-changing technology.